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Robin Ventura

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  • Chris Sale deserves to be an All-Star starter

    Chris Sale deserves to be an All-Star starter
    Chris Sale takes the mound tonight in St. Louis with a chance to make some history. If Sale strikes out 10 Cardinals hitters, he’ll tie Pedro Martinez’s 1999 record with eight consecutive starters with 10 or more strikeouts. He’ll be...
  • Jerry Reinsdorf loyal to a fault in assessing Robin Ventura

    Jerry Reinsdorf loyal to a fault in assessing Robin Ventura
    Every day the White Sox cling to the status quo, the conundrum lingers on the South Side as nostalgia nudges one of baseball's most disappointing teams closer to irrelevance. Loyalty, more than anything, explains why the Sox continue to employ Robin...
  • Wait, you want to fire Robin Ventura because White Sox players stink?

    Wait, you want to fire Robin Ventura because White Sox players stink?
    Let me make sure I have this right: Jeff Samardzija wants to get paid like an ace but can’t protect a 4-0 lead against the Tigers in the eighth inning Sunday,¬†and that's Robin Ventura's fault? Let me make sure I have this right: The White...
  • White Sox's collapse more fuel to fire on Robin Ventura

    White Sox's collapse more fuel to fire on Robin Ventura
    When the White Sox added Jeff Samardzija, Melky Cabrera and David Robertson to the roster last December, the theory that Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf wanted to go for it one last time before selling the team seemed viable. After a news conference at U.S....
  • Chris Sale's 'crazy' strikeout numbers amaze Robin Ventura

    Chris Sale's 'crazy' strikeout numbers amaze Robin Ventura
    DETROIT — Chris Sale has a chance to tie Pedro Martinez's major-league record of eight consecutive games of 10 or more strikeouts when he takes the mound Tuesday night in St. Louis. The streak is historic, and Sale is one of the few reasons to...
  • Baseball trio reduces Blackhawks' salary dump dilemma to back story

    Baseball trio reduces Blackhawks' salary dump dilemma to back story
    While a city waited this weekend for the Blackhawks to dismantle, Chicago baseball stole our attention with a White Sox executive boldly stepping forward, a Cubs legend meekly taking a step back and a Hall of Fame-caliber broadcaster inexplicably...
  • Tigers rally, beat White Sox 5-4 on walk-off homer

    DETROIT This Detroit Tigers lineup, Robin Ventura said, it's deeper. It's longer. It becomes a tougher go for all pitchers with Victor Martinez in it, the Chicago White Sox manager said. "It's not an easy thing going through that lineup four times,"...
  • Ken Williams blames himself for team's poor play, backs Robin Ventura

    Ken Williams blames himself for team's poor play, backs Robin Ventura
    Manager Robin Ventura may be feeling heat from White Sox fans, but executive vice president Ken Williams said before Friday's 5-4 loss to the Tigers there have been no discussions about changes in the manager's office or coaching staff. And according to...
  • White Sox aren't ready to wave the white flag just yet

    White Sox aren't ready to wave the white flag just yet
    While trade rumors concerning Jeff Samardzija have become more widespread as the July 31 trade deadline nears, White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams said Friday they're not shopping anyone yet. "I've heard a lot about (Samardzija) being on the...
  • Friday's recap: Tigers 5, White Sox 4

    Friday's recap: Tigers 5, White Sox 4
    The summary The Tigers came back late to beat the White Sox 5-4 and even the series Friday at Comerica Park. Relievers Jake Petricka and Zach Duke gave up the game-tying and go-ahead home runs to the first batters they faced. On the mound Jose Quintana...
  • Rainout delays Jose Abreu's move to No. 2 spot in order to Sunday

    Rainout delays Jose Abreu's move to No. 2 spot in order to Sunday
    Jose Abreu's debut in the No. 2 hole was delayed a day after the White Sox-Tigers game Saturday was postponed by rain. Abreu said he was "surprised" to learn he was batting second for the first time since playing in Cuba but doesn't really care where he...